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in·scape

 (ĭn′skāp′)
n.
The essential, distinctive, and revelatory quality of a thing: "Here is the inscape, the epiphany, the moment of truth" (Madison Smartt Bell).

inscape

(ˈɪnskeɪp)
n
(Philosophy) the essential inner nature of a person, an object, etc
[C19: from in-2 + -scape, as in landscape; coined by Gerard Manley Hopkins]
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While he draws on the idealizations of Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Ruskin, Hopkins also treasures Scotus-derived inscapes and "fixities.
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Language for Hopkins, as James Milroy has described, had its own laws, patterns, and inscapes which could be discovered and observed like natural phenomena.
It was lopped first: I heard the sound and looking out and seeing it maimed there came at that moment a great pang and I wished to die and not to see the inscapes of the world destroyed any more.
Armstrong contends that "her cry inscapes the wreck, flushing matter with meaning in the logos, giving the unshapeable flux of time-bound sea, a unique shape.
192) and inscapes "Ipse, the only one, Christ, King, Head" (1.
Along with the acquisition of a world empire, the great minds of our forebears created vast new territories to be explored; while painters turned their eyes to landscapes, writers were being equipped with the conceptual craft to journey into inscapes.
God's Grandeur" explores this sacred nexus--the integral inscapes that link man to nature and nature to man.
In particular, he followed Scotus by pursuing the idea of a double Incarnation: the first being aeonic and stemming from the Word of the Creator emptying Himself temporally throughout the material universe and so giving rise at every moment to fresh inscapes and a billion-fueled beauty.
Hopkins wants to write objects' innate, determinate patterns--their inscapes, to use his own term.
Kingfishers, in transmitting their inscapes, might also burst into flames, exploding in a climax of simultaneous demonstration and dissolution.
The wording of God's wisdom through individual inscapes is